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Novena for the Holy Souls in Purgatory Seventh Day:

This Novena, written by St. Alphonsus Liguori, has different prayers for God, Father of Mercy, satisfy this their ardent desire! Send them Thy holy
each of the 9 days, followed by the Prayer to Our Suffering Saviour for the Angel to announce to them that Thou, their Father, are now reconciled with
Holy Souls in Purgatory which is at the bottom of the section. them through the suffering and death of Jesus, and that the moment of
their deliverance has arrived.
First Day:
Jesus, my Saviour I have so often deserved to be cast into hell how great Say one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and the Prayer to Our Suffering
would be my suffering if I were now cast away and obliged to think that I Saviour for the Holy Souls in Purgatory below
myself had caused my damnation. I thank Thee for the patience with which
Thou hast endured me. My God, I love Thee above all things and I am Eighth Day:
heartily sorry for having offended Thee because Thou art infinite Oh my God! I also am one of these ungrateful beings, having received so
goodness. I will rather die than offend Thee again. Grant me the grace of much grace, and yet despised Thy love and deserved to be cast by Thee
perseverance. Have pity on me and at the same time on those blessed into hell. But Thy infinite goodness has spared me until now. Therefore, I
souls suffering in Purgatory. Mary, Mother of God, come to their now love Thee above all things, and I am heartily sorry for having offended
assistance with thy powerful intercession. Thee. I will rather die than ever offend Thee. Grant me the grace of holy
perseverance. Have compassion on me and, at the same time, on the holy
Say one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and the Prayer to Our Suffering souls suffering in Purgatory. Mary, Mother of God, come to their aid with
Saviour for the Holy Souls in Purgatory below thy powerful intercession.

Second Day: Say one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and the Prayer to Our Suffering
Woe to me, unhappy being, so many years have I already spent on earth Saviour for the Holy Souls in Purgatory below
and have earned naught but hell! I give Thee thanks, O Lord, for granting
me time even now to atone for my sins. My good God, I am heartily sorry Ninth Day:
for having offended Thee. Send me Thy assistance, that I may apply the My God! How was it possible that I, for so many years, have borne
time yet remaining to me for Thy love and service; have compassion on tranquilly the separation from Thee and Thy holy grace! O infinite
me, and, at the same time, on the holy souls suffering in Purgatory. O Goodness, how long-suffering hast Thou shown Thyself to me!
Mary, Mother of God, come to their assistance with thy powerful Henceforth, I shall love Thee above all things. I am deeply sorry for having
intercession. offended Thee; I promise rather to die than to again offend Thee. Grant me
the grace of holy perseverance, and do not permit that I should ever again
Say one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and the Prayer to Our Suffering fall into sin. Have compassion on the holy souls in Purgatory. I pray Thee,
Saviour for the Holy Souls in Purgatory below moderate their sufferings; shorten the time of their misery; call them soon
unto Thee in heaven, that they may behold Thee face to face, and forever
Third Day: love Thee. Mary, Mother of Mercy, come to their aid with thy powerful
My God! because Thou art infinite goodness, I love Thee above all things, intercession, and pray for us also who are still in danger of eternal
and repent with my whole heart of my offenses against Thee. Grant me the damnation.
grace of holy perseverance. Have compassion on me, and, at the same,
on the holy souls suffering in Purgatory. And thou, Mary, Mother of God, Say one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and the Prayer to Our Suffering
come to their assistance with thy powerful intercession. Saviour for the Holy Souls in Purgatory below

Say one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and the Prayer to Our Suffering Prayer to Our Suffering Saviour for the Holy Souls in Purgatory
Saviour for the Holy Souls in Purgatory below

Fourth Day: O most sweet Jesus, through the bloody sweat which Thou didst suffer in
My God! because Thou art infinite goodness, I am sorry with my whole the Garden of Gethsemani, have mercy on these Blessed Souls. Have
heart for having offended Thee. I promise to die rather than ever offend mercy on them.
Thee more. Give me holy perseverance; have pity on me, and have pity on R. Have mercy on them, O Lord.
those holy souls that burn in the cleansing fire and love Thee with all their
hearts. O Mary, Mother of God, assist them by thy powerful prayers. O most sweet Jesus, through the pains which Thou didst suffer during Thy
most cruel scourging, have mercy on them.
Say one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and the Prayer to Our Suffering R. Have mercy on them, O Lord.
Saviour for the Holy Souls in Purgatory below
O most sweet Jesus, through the pains which Thou didst suffer in Thy
Fifth Day: most painful crowning with thorns, have mercy on them.
Woe to me, unhappy being, if Thou, O Lord, hadst cast me into hell; for R. Have mercy on them, O Lord.
from that dungeon of eternal pain there is no deliverance. I love Thee
above all things, O infinite God and I am sincerely sorry for having O most sweet Jesus, through the pains which Thou didst suffer in carrying
offended Thee again. Grant me the grace of holy perseverance. Have Thy cross to Calvary, have mercy on them.
compassion on me, and, at the same time, on the holy souls suffering in R. Have mercy on them, O Lord.
Purgatory. O Mary, Mother of God, come to their assistance with thy
powerful intercession. O most sweet Jesus, through the pains which Thou didst suffer during Thy
most cruel Crucifixion, have mercy on them.
Say one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and the Prayer to Our Suffering R. Have mercy on them, O Lord.
Saviour for the Holy Souls in Purgatory below
O most sweet Jesus, through the pains which Thou didst suffer in Thy
Sixth Day: most bitter agony on the Cross, have mercy on them.
My Divine Redeemer, Thou didst die for me on the Cross, and hast so R. Have mercy on them, O Lord.
often united Thyself with me in Holy Communion, and I have repaid Thee
only with ingratitude. Now, however, I love Thee above all things, O O most sweet Jesus, through the immense pain which Thou didst suffer in
supreme God; and I am more grieved at my offences against Thee than at breathing forth Thy Blessed Soul, have mercy on them.
any other evil. I will rather die than offend Thee again. Grant me the grace R. Have mercy on them, O Lord.
of holy perseverance. Have compassion on me, and, at the same time, on
the holy souls suffering in Purgatory. Mary, Mother of God, come to their (Recommend yourself to the Souls in Purgatory and mention your
aid with thy powerful intercession. intentions here) Blessed Souls, I have prayed for thee; I entreat thee, who
are so dear to God, and who are secure of never losing Him, to pray for
Say one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and the Prayer to Our Suffering me a miserable sinner, who is in danger of being damned, and of losing
Saviour for the Holy Souls in Purgatory below God forever. Amen.